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The Perils of Penelope Pitstop Title Card

The Perils of Penelope Pitstop is one of two Hanna-Barbera series spun off from Wacky Races in 1969 for CBS. Here Penelope Pitstop is an heiress protected by The Ant Hill Mob. She gets continually pursued and captured by her guardian, Sylvester Sneekly, in the guise of the Hooded Claw, in the vein of a silent movie in 1912.



There are 17 episodes but there is only one season made.

  1. Jungle Jeopardy
  2. The Terrible Trolly Trap
  3. The Boardwalk Booby Trap
  4. Wild West Peril
  5. Carnival Calamity
  6. The Treacherous Movie Lot Plot
  7. Arabian Desert Danger
  8. The Diabolical Department Store Danger
  9. Hair Raising Harness Race
  10. North Pole Peril
  11. Tall Timber Treachery
  12. Cross Country Double Cross
  13. Big Bagdad Danger
  14. Bad Fortune in a Chiness Fortune Cookie
  15. Big Top Trap
  16. Game of Peril
  17. London Town Treachery

DVD Release

On May 10, 2005, Warner Home Video has released the complete series on DVD.

DVD Name Ep # Release Date Additional Information
Perils of Penelope Pitstop DVD

The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

17 May 10, 2005
  • A bonus collectible animation cel
  • Commentary on various episodes
  • Featurette: The Players in "Perils" featurette on the great escapes of Penelope and other characters
  • Penelope Pitstop's Spin Outs retrospective


  • Produced and Directed by: Joseph Barbera and William Hanna
  • Sequence Director: Jim Davis
  • Executive Producer: Hal Geer
  • Associate Producer: Alex Lovy
  • Story: Joe Ruby, Ken Spears, Mike Maltese, Hal Geer
  • Story Direction: Alex Lovy, Earl Klein, Bill Perez, Howard Swift
  • Voices: Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc, Don Messick, Paul Winchell, Gary Owens, Paul Lynde
  • Animation Director: Charles A. Nichols
  • Production Design: Iwao Takamoto
  • Production Supervisor: Victor O. Schipek
  • Character Design: Jerry Eisenberg
  • Layout: Jack Huber, Willie Ito, Takashi Masunaga, Lance Nolley, Joel Seibel, Terry Slade, Grace Stanzell
  • Animation: Ed Barge, Bob Bransford, Ken Champin, Jim Davis, George Goepper, Jerry Hathcock, Mike Houghton, Volus Jones, Dick Lundy, Bob Matz, Norm McCabe, Ed Parks, Sonja Ruta
  • Background Stylist: Walt Peregoy
  • Backgrounds: Fernando Arce, Cathy Clark, Dave High, Thelma Witmer, Richard Thomas
  • Title Design: Bill Perez
  • Titles: Robert Schaefer
  • Music Director: Ted Nichols
  • Technical Supervisor: Frank Paiker
  • Ink and Paint Supervisor: Roberta Greutert
  • Xerography: Robert "Tiger" West
  • Sound Direction: Richard Olson
  • Film Editors: David Horton, Joe Sandusky, Jim Champin
  • Camera: John Aardal, Ralph Migliori, George Epperson, Charles Flekal, Cliff Shirpser, Dennis Weaver
  • A Hanna-Barbera Production
  • This picture made under the jurisdiction of IATSE-IA, Affiliated with A.F.L.-C.I.O.
  • RCA Sound Recording
  • © 1969 Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.
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